Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digital SLR and Interchangeable Lens Cameras > Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Aug 27, 2009, 3:21 AM   #1
Senior Member
rhermans's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Antwerp - Belgium
Posts: 3,454
Default Rhodos last set

This is the last set I'm posting here from my holiday on Rhodos.
Just some places you should visit if you get there.

Again all with the k20d and tamron 18-200.

A panorama of the village and bay in front of it.
a larger version of it is here: http://rhermans.smugmug.com/photos/6...67_FCnMo-O.jpg

The walk to the castle isn't that hard as long as you go before it hits 40c

Then as a reward you've got the ruins of the acropolis and a magnificent view.

And then a butterfly comes by and I'm distracted (not to the liking of the rest of the family)
(200mm and manual focus)

and a last view from the acropolis

Kamiros is another place to visit, it's an archeological site from the 5th century B.C.
Although more than half of it is buried it's impressive.

Some of the wildlife there (tamron 18-200 + raynox dcr150)

Thanks for watching

rhermans is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Aug 27, 2009, 5:41 AM   #2
Senior Member
mole's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 8,434

Ronny - thanks again for sharing these great photos - they give a fine and diverse "taste" of this corner of the world. The panorama is especially nice, but all are great shots, with a fine eye to composition and story.
mole is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Aug 27, 2009, 6:43 AM   #3
Senior Member
nhmom's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Southern New Hampshire
Posts: 5,202

What lovely country, Ronny. The views from the acropolis, as you said, are just magnificent. My calendar this year is Greece. I've wanted to go since I was in high school. Don't know that I'll ever get to check that off my list of things to do.

nhmom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Aug 27, 2009, 8:05 AM   #4
Senior Member
Keltech's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Andover, Massachusetts
Posts: 2,178

Ronny, your pictures are great! Makes me want to visit Greece.

The color of the Aegean sea is fantastic. It is a great background to the ancient ruins.

Your swallowtail in flight is an awesome capture.

Taking a Raynox 150 is a great idea for travel macro's as it is small and lightweight. I need to get one.

Keltech is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Aug 27, 2009, 9:01 AM   #5
Senior Member
ennacac's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 4,198

Those are very nice, the color and contrast is great, looks like a fun place to visit.

ennacac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Aug 27, 2009, 3:22 PM   #6
Senior Member
bilybianca's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Hassleholm, Sweden
Posts: 3,425

Simply can't understand why anyone would want to leave the half-warm, half-nice rainy summer in northern Europe to see this.

Thanks for wonderful images in this and previous threads, Ronny. They owe you for boosting their tourist income. Even if the ruin pictures are awesome, my favourite is the butterfly on the flower. You've got everything in place in that one: subject, colours, sharpness, composition.

Last edited by bilybianca; Aug 27, 2009 at 3:24 PM.
bilybianca is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Aug 27, 2009, 10:32 PM   #7
Senior Member
Rodney9's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Yeronga, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Posts: 3,518

Thank You for sharing your holiday, you have some great shots that will bring back good memories for years to come.


My Flickr Photos

Pentax K-5 K20D K100D
Pentax DA 55-300mm 4-5.8 ED / Pentax M 200mm F4 / Pentax Tak K 135mm 2.5 / Pentax M 100mm F4 Macro / Tamron SP AF90mm 2.8 Di Macro / Pentax M 1.7 50mm / Pentax M 2.8 28mm
Rodney9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Aug 28, 2009, 5:57 AM   #8
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Mornington, Australia
Posts: 692

Thanks for the pic's Ronny, Greece is a great place and you pic's show that beautifully.
simowills is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Aug 28, 2009, 4:49 PM   #9
Senior Member
Goldwinger's Avatar
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Winter Haven, Florida
Posts: 6,515

What great photos Ronny. We're so blessed on this forum to have such a diversified view of the world. Thanks so much for your contribution.
Attached Images

Life's a breeze on a Goldwing...
Goldwinger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Aug 30, 2009, 4:45 PM   #10
Senior Member
mtngal's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Frazier Park, CA
Posts: 16,004

Wow! More great pictures of a lovely location, sure wish I could visit one of these days.
mtngal is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 4:44 PM.